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Embark On A Culinary Journey Through Singapore’s Heritage Cuisines At Colony

September 24, 2015 Luxury Hotels No Comments Email Email

Colony, located on level three of The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, is now open for business.

Colony Laksa with Homemade Lobster Ball

Colony Laksa with Homemade Lobster Ball

Colony alludes to the seafarious voyage that the British took to travel to the East Indies for trade and commerce in the late eighteenth century. An essence of urban living, the elegant British-colonial charm of the restaurant is characterised by an eclectic mix of vintage and bespoke furniture featuring tartan and houndstooth prints, alongside touches of modernity, while old maps, photographs and postcards adorn the walls and partitions, evoking the nostalgia of a bygone era.

Eight different conservatory kitchens, helmed by ‘live’ culinary showmanship, detail a food narrative of the culinary journey and heritage that transformed Singapore, which gave its cuisine, a sense of identity. Incorporating various cooking techniques, each ‘live’ kitchen will showcase the best of Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Western and local dishes, bringing diners on a culinary journey through Singapore’s heritage cuisines.

  1. The Ice Bar – A variety of crustaceans on ice, salads, cold cuts and cheeses

Highlights: King crab legs, half shell scallops, black mussels and poached ‘live’ prawns

 The Grill & Rotisserie – A selection of Western and Asian meats grilled to perfection

Highlights: Beef wellington, sop buntut (Indonesian oxtail soup), Iberico suckling pig with Balinese spices, beer battered cod fillet, beef and stout stew, and grilled satay

  1. The Steam Basket – Asian noodles, soups and other steamed delights

Highlights: Colony laksa with homemade lobster ball, hand-pulled noodles with supreme chicken broth and an assortment of dim sum such as scallop dumplings and xiao long bao

  1. The Wok – Local wok-fried delicacies

Highlights: Singapore chilli crab and seafood fried rice with XO sauce

  1. The Tandoor – Indian meats, seafood and breads cooked in a traditional Tandoor oven

Highlights: Roti prata, idly, prawn kali mirchi, lasooni lamb steak, and assorted naans

 The Fruit Stall – An assortment of whole fruits and fresh pressed fruit juices

Highlight: The “Juice of the Day”

  1. The Patisserie* – A decadent selection of sweet treats

Highlights: Assorted Nonya kueh, bread and butter pudding, artisan tea chocolates and ice cream flavours such as earl grey and gula melaka

  1. The Bakery* – Freshly baked breads, pastries and sandwiches

Highlights: The Upper Crust – a new pastry creation comprised of a cookie crust and muffin base. It is available in four different flavours such as coconut raisin cookie crust with pandan coconut kaya muffin base, and sesame cookie crust with orange cream cheese muffin base.

*Select items will be available for take away

In the afternoons, entertain family and friends over a traditional British-style three-tier afternoon tea set in Colony, a treat that English high society similarly enjoyed back in the early 19th century. At Colony, the afternoon tea experience is elevated with the addition of a flute of Louis Roederer Champagne served from a magnum.

Wind down the evenings by opting to enjoy a personalised table-side experience where Colony’s resident mixologist will handcraft specialty cocktails# such as “Long Journey”, “Bengal Brew” and “Governor’s Invitation”, concocted to mirror the passage taken from Great Britain to the East Indies.

#Available from SGD 22 per glass

On Sundays, bask in the convivial atmosphere at Colony where an extensive Vintage Champagne Brunch, coupled with unlimited servings of the best of Singapore’s heritage cuisines await.

Restaurant Information

Chef de Cuisine: Leo Kee Meng

Restaurant Manager: Lewis Quinn

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Seating Capacity: 260 persons

Operation Hours and Prices:


Monday to Sunday, 6.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. (last order at 10.15 a.m.)

Unlimited servings at eight conservatory kitchens

SGD 45 per adult

SGD 22.50 per adult (six to 12 years of age)


Monday to Saturday, 12.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. (last order at 2.15 p.m.)

Unlimited servings at eight conservatory kitchens

SGD 58 per adult

SGD 29 per child (six to 12 years of age)


Monday to Sunday, 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. (last order at 10.15 p.m.)

Unlimited servings at eight conservatory kitchens

Sunday to Thursday: SGD 78 per adult

SGD 39 per child (six to 12 years of age)
Friday and Saturday: SGD 88 per adult

SGD 44 per child (six to 12 years of age)

Champagne Afternoon Tea

Monday to Saturday, 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (last order at 5.15 p.m.)

British-style three-tier afternoon tea set with a glass of Louis Roederer NV Brut

SGD 49 per person

À la carte pastries and sandwiches will be available at The Bakery from SGD 4.50 per piece

 Vintage Champagne Brunch

Sunday, 12.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. (last order at 3.15 p.m.)

Unlimited servings at eight conservatory kitchens

SGD 188 per adult*

SGD 94 per child^ (six to 12 years of age)

SGD 47 per child^ (three to five years of age)

*Inclusive of unlimited Louis Roederer Brut Vintage 2008 and Brut Rosé 2009, selected cocktails/mocktails, house pour red/white wines, draft beer and soft drinks.

 ^Inclusive of unlimited soft drinks and fruit flavoured sparkling mineral water.

Prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and prevailing government taxes. For enquiries and reservations, please contact Restaurant Reservations at 6434-5288 or email rc.sinrz.restaurantreservations@ritzcarlton.com


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